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Cs. Csobay-Novák Heart Center, Faculty of Medicine, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary

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B. Nemes Heart Center, Faculty of Medicine, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary

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Gy. Balázs Heart Center, Faculty of Medicine, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary

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Kálmán Hüttl Heart Center, Faculty of Medicine, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
Gaál József u. 9, H-1122, Budapest, Hungary

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Abstract

Arterioportal fistula — either acquired or congenital — is a rare syndrome, which is a real challenge in gastroenterologic diagnostics. We report a case of a 76-year-old female, who was admitted to the hospital with symptoms of permanent abdominal pain and a bruit in the epigastric region. Twelve years prior she underwent Billroth II gastrojejunostomy due to a perforating duodenal ulcer, followed by cholecystectomy 6 months later. CT and MR angiography showed a fistula between the gastroduodenal artery and the portal vein. Successful treatment of the arterioportal fistula was achieved by intravascular coil embolization resulting in the resolution of the symptoms. After six years of follow-up, abdominal ultrasonography did not show any novel findings and our patient is still doing well with no recurrence.

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2019  
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H-index
11
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Journal Rank
0,220
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Quartile Score
Medicine (miscellaneous) Q3
Scopus
Cite Score
155/133=1,2
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Cite Score Rank
General Medicine 199/529 (Q2)
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SNIP
0,343
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206
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Interventional Medicine and Applied Science
Language English
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2009
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Founder Akadémiai Kiadó
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H-1117 Budapest, Hungary 1516 Budapest, PO Box 245.
Publisher Akadémiai Kiadó
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H-1117 Budapest, Hungary 1516 Budapest, PO Box 245.
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Chief Executive Officer, Akadémiai Kiadó
ISSN 2061-1617 (Print)
ISSN 2061-5094 (Online)

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